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Why Effort To Help Afghanistan Is Falling Short?

Why Effort To Help Afghanistan Is Falling Short?

24 January 2022

Life in Afghanistan was precarious before the Taliban takeover in August, with more than half the people surviving on less than $2 a day.

Smiling Buddha, Saint George, Omar Khayyam And The Lonely Artisans Of Kashmir

Smiling Buddha, Saint George, Omar Khayyam And The Lonely Artisans Of Kashmir

12 January 2022

Art requires patience. The centuries-old traditional art of Kashmir has little patronage. Even the youngsters are not interested in picking up the family...


Omicron Covid-19 Variant: EU Leaders Struggle For Common Position On Prevention Measures

Omicron Covid-19 Variant: Meeting for their last summit of the year, EU leaders were unable to agree on travel measures to tackle the new variant. Amid...

Omicron: EU Leaders To Deliberate On New Covid-19 Variant Spread, Infection Spike

Omicron: EU Leaders To Deliberate On New Covid-19 Variant Spread, Infection Spike

13 January 2022

Omicron: With the festive season looming, the bloc's leaders want to avoid a confusing mixture of rules and to ensure all 27 member states are on the same page...


RSF Press Freedom Report: 'Times Tough For Journalists'; China, Belarus, Myanmar 'Worst Culprits'

RSF (Reporters Without Borders) in its annual press freedom report has sounded the alarm, stating China, Belarus and Myanmar are among the 'worst culprits'...

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13 January 2022
Omicron Covid-19 Variant: The Countries Which Have Closed Their Borders

Omicron Covid-19 Variant: The Countries Which Have Closed Their Borders

With Omicron Covid-19 variant emergence, many countries have put restrictions on travel to the ‘high risk’ southern Africa countries, and are now closing...


13 January 2022
Omicron Covid-19 Variant May Have Been In Europe Before South Africa

Omicron Covid-19 Variant May Have Been In Europe Before South Africa

Omicron Covid-19 variant: the Netherlands' RIVM health institute disclosed that patient samples dating from November 19 and 23 were found to contain it. It was...


18 January 2022
Chinese Construction Site In Serbia Using 'Slave Labor'

Chinese Construction Site In Serbia Using 'Slave Labor'

Around 500 Vietnamese workers are building the first Chinese tire factory in Europe. Activists say their working conditions are inhumane: no money, no...


18 January 2022
Chinese Construction Site In Serbia Using 'Slave Labor'

Chinese Construction Site In Serbia Using 'Slave Labor'

Around 500 Vietnamese workers are building the first Chinese tire factory in Europe. Activists say their working conditions are inhumane: no money, no...


20 November 2021
Rotterdam Shaken By Riots Over Planned Covid-19 Curbs

Rotterdam Shaken By Riots Over Planned Covid-19 Curbs

Riot police clashed with stone-throwing rioters in the Dutch port city after hundreds gathered to oppose stricter anti-coronavirus measures. Police said at...


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18 January 2022
These EU Countries Have Managed To Keep Covid-19 Numbers Down

These EU Countries Have Managed To Keep Covid-19 Numbers Down

Coronavirus case numbers and hospitalizations are on the rise again. Many countries are going through their fourth wave, but a select few are bucking the...


29 October 2021
Covid-19 Surge Continues In Russia

Covid-19 Surge Continues In Russia

The latest deaths in Russia brought the total toll to 236,220, by far the highest in Europe.


22 October 2021
EAM S Jaishankar Meets WTO Director, Vice President European Commission

EAM S Jaishankar Meets WTO Director, Vice President European Commission

Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar had a meeting with WTO Director Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Vice President European Commission Frans Timmermans.


21 October 2021
Thousands Of French Homes Left In Dark, Trains Disrupted As Storm Sweeps Across Europe

Thousands Of French Homes Left In Dark, Trains Disrupted As Storm Sweeps Across Europe

The powerful winds swept across swaths of northern France, the Netherlands and Belgium causing damage and electricity disruptions.


01 January 2022
Covid-19 Rages In Russia As Vaccination Continues At Sluggish Rate

Covid-19 Rages In Russia As Vaccination Continues At Sluggish Rate

Russia already has Europe's highest death toll in the pandemic — more than 214,000 — and the authorities' conservative way of recording COVID-19 fatalities...


10 January 2022
Children Across Europe Returning To School After 18 Months Of Pandemic

Children Across Europe Returning To School After 18 Months Of Pandemic

But in many countries, there are concerns of a new surge in infections from the highly infectious delta variant of the coronavirus.


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Opinion

Why Effort To Help Afghanistan Is Falling Short?

Why Effort To Help Afghanistan Is Falling Short?

Life in Afghanistan was precarious before the Taliban takeover in August, with more than half the people surviving on less than $2 a day.

24 January 2022
Smiling Buddha, Saint George, Omar Khayyam And The Lonely Artisans Of Kashmir

Smiling Buddha, Saint George, Omar Khayyam And The Lonely Artisans Of Kashmir

Art requires patience. The centuries-old traditional art of Kashmir has little patronage. Even the youngsters are not interested in picking up the family craft. Is Kashmiri traditional art dying a silent death?

12 January 2022
Omicron Covid-19 Variant: EU Leaders Struggle For Common Position On Prevention Measures

Omicron Covid-19 Variant: EU Leaders Struggle For Common Position On Prevention Measures

Omicron Covid-19 Variant: Meeting for their last summit of the year, EU leaders were unable to agree on travel measures to tackle the new variant. Amid EU-Russia tensions, Germany's new chancellor also faced questions about NordStream 2.

13 January 2022
Omicron: EU Leaders To Deliberate On New Covid-19 Variant Spread, Infection Spike

Omicron: EU Leaders To Deliberate On New Covid-19 Variant Spread, Infection Spike

Omicron: With the festive season looming, the bloc's leaders want to avoid a confusing mixture of rules and to ensure all 27 member states are on the same page and that Covid-19 certificates continue to guarantee unrestricted travel.

13 January 2022
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